Former All-Pro New York Giant, Tiki Barber joined CBS Sports Network in 2017 when CBS Sports Radio’s nationally-syndicated show, TIKI AND TIERNEY, cohosted by Barber and broadcaster, Brandon Tierney, began simulcasting on the Network. The show airs weekdays from 3:00-6:00 PM, ET and is carried on more than 140 stations nationwide.
Best known for his time on the field, Barber is one of the most notable Giants players. After 10 seasons with the team, he was inducted into the New York Giants Ring of Honor in 2010. Barber is one of three NFL players in football history with at least 10,000 yards rushing and 5,000 yards receiving in a career. He retired in 2006 as the Giants’ all-time rushing and reception leader. He still holds almost every New York Giants rushing record (total yards, rushing yards, rushing attempts and is second in rushing touchdowns). Barber retired ranking third all-time in yards per carry (4.7) and 10th all-time in yards from scrimmage (15,632; rushing and receiving).
Prior to joining CBS Sports Network and CBS Sports Radio, Barber served as a correspondent for NBC’s “The Today Show” and “Football Night in America/Sunday Night Football.” In 2008, he hosted NBC’s pre-show for the 66th Golden Globe Awards. In addition to his various NBC assignments, Barber also covered the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing for MSNBC.
Along with his work in broadcasting, Barber is active in the community taking on many entrepreneurial and philanthropic roles. He is a board member for the Kulture City, an autism acceptance and inclusion organization, Fresh Air Fund and the Emeritus Board of Managers of the University of Virginia Alumni Association. Barber also is a founding member of the Leadership Council for the Robin Hood Foundation.
In 2012, Barber co-founded Thuzio, Inc., which consists of Julius, a SaaS Influencer marketing platform, and Thuzio Executive Club, a nationwide client entertainment group. He also is the co-author of many children’s books and young-adult novels with his twin brother and former NFL player, Ronde Barber. In 2007, Barber released a memoir of his playing days, “Tiki: My Life in the Game and Beyond.”
A graduate of University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce, Barber earned a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems as a member of Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society. He was an all-time leading rusher for the UVA Cavaliers’ football team and also was a track and field athlete. In January 2007, the UVA Cavaliers retired Barber’s number, 21. In 2011, he was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in Portsmouth Va.
Barber now resides in New Jersey.